How much you can get
The amount of Child Care Subsidy you can get depends on your circumstances.
Use our Payment and Service Finder to estimate how much Child Care Subsidy you may get.
To work out how much Child Care Subsidy you’re eligible for we’ll look at all of the following:
- your family’s income
- the hourly rate cap based on the type of approved child care you use and your child’s age
- the hours of activity you and your partner do.
The amount of subsidised child care you can access per fortnight applies to each child.
The Child Care Subsidy percentage you’re entitled to depends on your family’s income.
The amount of Child Care Subsidy you can get depends on the type of approved child care you use. It also depends on the age of your child.
Complete the following steps to apply for Child Care Subsidy (CCS). Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 28 October 2020
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